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About the CPAEF


 



 



The Chartered Professional Accountants Education Foundation of Alberta (CPAEF) is the Alberta Chartered Professional Accountant’s non-profit foundation dedicated to supporting business and accounting education in Alberta. Much of the Foundation’s work is made possible through the generous donations of Alberta CPAs, as well as other charitable supporters.
 
The CPAEF is led by a Board of Governors consisting of CPAs from throughout Alberta. The Foundation promotes the CPA profession by providing support to post-secondary institutions, students, accounting educators and thought leadership initiatives.
 
The Money Project is a special project of the CPAEF. Funding for this project was raised through the CPAEF’s Paying it Forward campaign, which was initiated in September 2010. 

Vision of The Money Project

Financially competent young Alberta's who have the skills and knowledge to make smart financial decisions and plan for a sound financial future.
 

Mission of The Money Project

To empower Alberta’s young people by promoting and sharing financial literacy education resources, information and tools in a dynamic, compelling way. 

Learn more about the CPA Education Foundation

Interested in learning more about the CPAEF? Visit the CPAEF's main website here.
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